Older Adults

Older Adults

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Resources and programs are available to help older Vermonters find services and support to live longer, healthier lives.

Information for You

Cancer develops gradually as a result of many different factors related to lifestyle choices, environment and genetics. Anyone can develop cancer, but many cancers can be prevented.

Services are available to people who live in Vermont, are 21 years or older and meet income guidelines.

As an adult, it is important to stay up to date with vaccinations to reduce your risk of preventable illness.

Our brains age along with the rest of our bodies, and our abilities naturally change with age. T​his aging process is different from the disease process associated with a diagnosis of Alzheimer's.

Heart disease, or cardiovascular disease, affects women differently than men. Find important information and resources – like You First – especially for women.

Early detection of cancer in people without symptoms (also called screening) can help to find and treat cancer early, leading to better outcomes.

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